From the Colorado River to one of Europe's last primeval forests, the program observes how logging, pollution, and overpopulation disrupt many habitats and ultimately harm human societies. An overview of the climate change debate considers the planet’s future in the face of rising global temperatures, and a summary of sustainable development programs in Costa Rica suggests a plausible solution to deforestation problems. Despite the harsh treatment nature often receives, conservationists and religious leaders stress the connection between spirituality and the environment, reminding everyone of the reverence and awe that our planet inspires. Running time: 50 minutes. Available to U.S. Customers Only.